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Webinar: How to support teens’ mental health needs right now

September 9, 2021

Too many articles have been written about the pandemic’s effects on young people’s anxiety, isolation, and depression. While the focus has been on the effect of the pandemic, it is time to ask teens: What Now?

  • What do teens need in this uncertain and ever changing phase of their lives?
  • What do they need heading back to school?

This in-depth webinar will be facilitated by Rosalind Wiseman Co-Founder of Cultures of Dignity, Megan Hoskins Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, and Cultures of Dignity’s Teen advisors as they discuss the following topics:

  • What is important for educators and parents to know about teen’s mental health right now?
  • How can adults help in a way that works best for teens?
  • What do adults do that doesn’t work for teens
  • What do adults think teens need?
  • What do teens actually need?

Webinar Speakers

Rosalind Wiseman (Co-Founder & Chief Visionary Officer @Cultures of Dignity)
From where we learn to where we work, Rosalind Wiseman fosters civil dialogue and inspires communities to build strength, courage and purpose. She is the founder of Cultures of Dignity; an organization that shifts the way communities think about our physical and emotional wellbeing by working in close partnership with the experts of those communities–young people, educators, policy makers, and business and political leaders. National media regularly depends on Wiseman’s expertise on ethical leadership, conflict, media literacy, youth culture, parenting, and bullying prevention. She has been profiled in The New York Times, People, Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, and USA Today. Wiseman is a frequent guest on national media like The Today Show, CNN, and NPR affiliates throughout the country. She lives in Colorado with her husband and two sons.

Megan Hoskins (Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse @The Growth Center for Counseling & Wellness)
Megan Hoskins is a Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse who specializes in child and adolescent psychiatric mental health nursing. She has worked in psychiatry for over 24 years and currently provides outpatient psychiatric treatment and medication management for patients and families at The Growth Center for Counseling and Wellness in southern Indiana.  Megan has experience working in the inpatient hospital setting, residential treatment, crisis stabilization, and community mental health.  She utilizes a family practice framework that incorporates systems theory as well as child development and interpersonal relationships into her approach to care.  Megan loves working with children and families and helping them to find strategies to cope with and overcome the challenges they are facing.  She lives in Louisville, KY with her two teenage boys.


September 9, 2021